Hailey's Hope Foundation

Supporting Families in the NICU


Hope After Neonatal Death through Sharing (H.A.N.D.S.)    

(Dutchess County, NY)

Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

Phone: (845) 483-6683

Contact:  Theresa Robinson – Perinatal Bereavement Coordinator

Website:  www.health-quest.org

Open to all who have suffered the loss of a child, before, during, or after birth.  The group meets every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 pm in Conference Room A at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Parental Bereavement Support Group

(Orange County, NY)

Mount Alverno Center, 20 Grand St., Warwick, New York

Phone:  (845) 987-5107

This group supports parents who have lost a child at any age.

Bereaved Parents Support Group

(Orange and surrounding counties in NY)

Contact:  Mary Bradley (845) 561-2837; or Mary Doherty (845) 895-2515 – Goshen location


A non-denominational, non-profit, self-help organization supporting all bereaved parents.

Perinatal Bereavement Program  

(Rockland County, NY)

Good Samaritan Regional Center (Bon Secours Charity Health System), Suffern, New York

Phone:  (845) 368-5297

Contact:  Pam Magi, RN – Bereavement Coordinator; or Mary Radatovich, MSW; email: mary_radatovich@bshsi.org

Website:  www.bschs.bonsecours.com

Empty Cradle Bereavement Support Group

(Ulster County, NY)

Kingston Hospital/HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, Kingston, New York

Phone: (845) 331-3131 ext. maternity ward

Website:  www.hahv.org

This group provides support for parents and their families who have lost a baby, either during pregnancy, at birth, or in infancy up to one year.

New York Sudden Infant and Child Death Resource Center Offices

(Statewide & Lower Hudson Valley Regional Office)

Stony Brook University, School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook, NY

Phone: (631) 444-3690 or (800) 336-SIDS (7437)

Contact:  Marie Chandick, LMSW, Director; email: marie.chandick@stonybrook.edu

Email:  SIDSNYS@stonybrook.edu

Website:  www.stonybrookmedicalcener.org/sids

For a list of other NY Regional Offices, please click here.

The Compassionate Friends

(National and NYS Chapters)

This organization provides grief support after the death of a child at any age.

To find a local chapter, please click here.

Website:  www.compassionatefriends.org